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Accident description
Last updated: 25 May 2016
Date:Tuesday 12 August 1958
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-53-DO (DC-3)
Operator:All Nippon Airways - ANA
Registration: JA5045
C/n / msn: 7336
First flight: 1942
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 30 / Occupants: 30
Total:Fatalities: 33 / Occupants: 33
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:17 km (10.6 mls) NNW of Toshima (   Japan)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tokyo-Haneda Airport (HND/RJTT), Japan
Destination airport:Nagoya-Komaki International Airport (NGO/RJNN), Japan
Flightnumber: 025
The Douglas DC-3 crashed into the sea NW off the Izu Isles, about one hour after takeoff from Tokyo.



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Distance from Tokyo-Haneda Airport to Nagoya-Komaki International Airport as the crow flies is 259 km (162 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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